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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

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Government
1:19 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Education Commissioner chosen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill unlikely before January

It’s unlikely a new farm bill will come before Congress by the end of this year.

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Government
11:16 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska A.G. Bruning diagnosed with colon cancer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he will undergo surgery on Thursday for colon cancer.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers eye ways to improve college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

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Nebraska
2:29 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Authorities investigate body found in eastern Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body covered by snow in eastern Nebraska.

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Nebraska
2:26 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

American Red Cross officials share tips to prevent house fires

The American Red Cross has responded to 17 house fires in Nebraska and southwest Iowa since last Friday.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Gaps in mental, intellectual services investigated

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who suffer from a combination of intellectual, behavioral and mental-health problems aren't always receiving state services that could help them.

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